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Slieve Meelbeg Mountain Sliabh Míol Beag A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Míol Beag [PNNI], 'little mountain of the ants') Down County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 701.9m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J30076 27913
Place visited by 475 members. Recently by: Juanita, DaveMc, Val Jones, PaulNolan, Owenloughrey, LucyPye, oakesave, ciarraioch, m0jla, marchiggins, Krumel, livelife2thefull, Reeks2011, odonovansf, LorraineG60
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Longitude: -6.00834, Latitude: 54.183728 , Easting: 330077, Northing: 327914 Prominence: 193m,  Isolation: 0.8km
ITM: 729997 827919,   GPS IDs, 6 char: SlvMlb, 10 char: SlvMlbg
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

Oddly enough, despite the adjective beag ('small'), it is actually higher than Slieve Meelmore, so perhaps it is a question of bulk rather than height.   Slieve Meelbeg is the 111th highest place in Ireland.

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Lofty Mourne Summit .. by group   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
This view could be seen just after sunset one lat .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Meelbeg in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
darrenf on Slieve Meelbeg, 2010
by darrenf  8 Jan 2010
From Slieve Loughshannagh Meelbeg is an obvious extension. Slieve Meelbeg offers great views across to Fofanny Dam, Lough Shannagh, Blue Lough and across the entire mourne range. Yes yes it could be said that this is a somewhat mediocre summit but given the views mentioned, its easy access and scope for further walk extenions in almost every direction i think this is a super little summit! Ok, maybe the snow conditions on the day gave me a different perspective. From the summit we returned to the stile at the coll between Meelbeg and Loughshannagh and from here headed directly for the Ott road carpark. A short skip along the Ott road brought us safely back to our start position. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/103/comment/4347/
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There's nothing terribly fantastic about Meelbeg. .. by tsunami   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
I hiked up Meelbeg with my dad on Saturday (10/2/ .. by Alex92   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
I have to agree with tsunami on this one. It's on .. by csd   (Show all for Slieve Meelbeg)
 
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